Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fully Funded Ph.D Fellowships 2018

Publish Date: Dec 08, 2017

Deadline: Jan 31, 2018

15 Ph.D. Positions

EU Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie MSCA-ITN Project

We are seeking 15 excellent early stage researchers (ESR) for a 3-year fully funded Ph.D. program in the research areas of: Psychology, sociology, social psychology, political sciences, social work, economy, clinical pharmacy, engineering, design, social networks, geography, nursing, gerontology, gender studies, labor studies, anthropology, law and related fields.

This prestigious program called EuroAgeism is funded under Horizon 2020, MSCA-Innovative training network as international, multidisciplinary, inter-sectorial training program.

We invite applications for 3-year (36 months) PhD fellowships to start between June, 2018 and October, 2018 to work with one of the host organisations according to their scientific interest.

The Fellows will benefit not only from leadership by expert research supervisors, but also from secondments in academia, policy and health organizations, training and transferable-skills courses and active participation in workshops and conferences over the period of their fellowship.

Trainees will be offered a living allowance, mobility allowance and family allowance (if applicable) in line with the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Horizon 2020 requirements for ESRs. While the fellowship is for 3 years, some universities may have 4-year PhD programs, which means that for universities where this condition applies students are expected to be able to commit for a period of 48 months. Each participating country has its own set of tax rules, welfare schemes, number of free days, etc., the actual payment differs based on these parameters.

How to apply?

If you are interested in PhD position in one of the above stated professional areas, please send your full application directly to the relevant project supervisor (emails are detailed in the charts; please also copy as a single PDF file (5 MB max) including:

● A cover letter, stating your research motivation and interests; including relevant background. Up to 1 page

●  A brief outline of a research proposal pertinent to the project chosen up to 1 page.

●  CV with a publication list

●  2 letters of recommendation

●Master degree documentation- Official documents confirming that you have successfully finished pre-graduate studies and can apply for PhD position

● Previous scientific experience and the topic of the diploma thesis (or another small research thesis successfully passed before the application)

●  All relevant documents confirming your qualifications and English skills

The subject of your email should state the exact project you are applying for.

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